Sip Biltmore’s Reserve-Worthy Rosé Wine!
All Things Biltmore • 05/21/19
Written By Jean Sexton
If you think rosé wines are overly sweet or just a little too pink, think again—rosés are one of the hottest trends among wine aficionados at the moment.
For some enthusiasts, rosé wines might have been seen as a lightweight wine, not worth sipping or sharing.
That view is changing, however, as winemakers take rosé wines to a crisper, dryer level that may surprise you.
Sip our new Biltmore Reserve North Carolina Rosé Wine
Biltmore Reserve North Carolina Rosé Wine
Harvesting wine grapes in Biltmore’s vineyard
“Last year’s harvest yielded enough Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon for us to offer something special—a rosé wine, created from our estate-grown grapes,” said Sharon Fenchak, Biltmore winemaker.
Carefully Crafted North Carolina Wines
According to Sharon, the only wines considered for the Biltmore Reserve wine label are those handcrafted from grapes grown in Biltmore’s own estate vineyard and by our North Carolina partners. By law, wines with an appellation and vintage date must contain at least 75% of grapes from the specific region in the year noted.
Biltmore Reserve North Carolina Rosé 2018 in the Biltmore’s historic Rose Garden
“Our Biltmore Reserve Rosé 2018 wine is crafted from select North Carolina Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot grapes,” noted Sharon. “We’ve coaxed beautiful color and subtle complexity from the fruit, creating layered aromas plus flavors of red berries, tropical fruits, and a hint of spice in this wine.”
Rosé wines are perfect for outdoor entertaining all summer long.
Savor the Collection of Biltmore Rosé Wines
In addition to our new Biltmore Reserve North Carolina Rosé 2018, we also offer delightful options like Biltmore Estate Zinfandel Blanc de Noir—a vibrant and crisp rosé wine with sweet tropical fruit aromas.
Our Biltmore Estate Dry Rosé is an elegant and refreshing wine with a subtle, fruit-forward bouquet followed by layers of delicate berry flavors.